Thursday, July 15, 2010

Still Life with Roses


Say It with Flowers©C.L.Burgess oil on canvas 20 x 16


Good, better, best, never let it rest. Till your good is better and your better best.


An old refrain from grade school, somehow makes sense this time. Kept plugging away at those forms and color temperature on my pathetic roses.
I dredged out an old painting that I had abandoned back in 2003. Scrubbed it down and used the ghost image and the new funky roses from yesterday and gave birth to this satisfying result. 
Thanks to my good friend, 'the muse', for the behind the scenes encouragement.                       
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